Tag Archives: California

Mazda Relocating Headquarters in 2017

They looked far and wide but, in the end, came home. Mazda North American Operations has announced that, effective February 2017, they will move into a new state-of-the-art facility in Irvine, California. Their signed 10-year lease of the property at 200 Spectrum Center Drive is the result of a three-year search. The automaker will occupy five floors of the 21-floor building and have

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Orange County Vehicle Owners Can Get Free Inspections on December 18

Vehicles owners in Orange County, California are invited to participate in the Hyundai Before Service Experience Tour on December 18 at Hyundai Motor America, the company’s U.S. headquarters in Fountain Valley, California. As part of the day’s festivities, participants can get their vehicle inspected for free, regardless of make or age. According to Hyundai, “The multi-point inspections performed by Hyundai certified

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BMW Supporting EVgo’s U.S. Expansion

The U.S. will be receiving an energy infusion thanks to a partnership between BMW of North American and EVgo. BMW is supporting EVgo’s installation of 500 DC Fast Combo chargers by the end of 2018. There area already 100 EVgo Stations with DC Fast Combo charging, throughout California. By the end of 2015, EVgo expects to have nearly 50 of the additional chargers installed,

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With Behind the Blue Oval, Ford’s Focus on Innovative Lifestyle Technology is Clear

During the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), while most manufacturers concentrated on debuting vehicles and meeting the press, Ford took another route. Sure, they debuted their fair share of vehicles. Who can forget the introductions to the new track-ready GT and GT 350R or the fun-for-all-seasons Raptor? But aside from those, in an area they called Behind the Blue Oval, Ford featured two

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What Does the EV Mean?

It’s on the back end. It’s in the commercials. It’s in the new Volkswagen Passat marketing. In hopes of selling more Passats in North America after plunging sales trends, Volkswagen has begun touting the sedan’s PZEV rating. The PZEV rating? The rating system began as part of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Low-Emission Vehicle program in 1990 in an effort to move

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